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FOX
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
face to face between the vice president and the nra. >> reporter: vice president joe biden says he will have a list of proposals to help reduce gun violence ready for president obama by tuesday. >> a surprising reoccurrence of suggestions. >> reporter: he is focused on the types of weapons. also, a ban of high capacity gun clips and closing the gun show loophole. they are looking for proposals and may try executive action. >> through executive action it is tough for the white house to make that much of a difference or not going to ban the sale of certain ammunition or weapons. >> reporter: promoters say attendance is up. the loophole allows unlicense sellers to sell bout a back ground check. president obama asked for the task force after the shooting in sandy hook elementary school shooting last month. >> nothing that has gone to the heart of the matter most than six-year-old kids riddled, not shot, riddled, riddled with bullet holes. >> reporter: vice president joe biden will meet with representatives of the video game industry on friday. >> after meeting with the vice president the nr
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
buyers. today's meeting followed a week of talks between vice president biden and the nra, hollywood leaders and gun sellers. >>> prosecutors in washington, d.c. said today that nbc journalist david gregory is not going to be charged for showing a high capacity ammunition magazine on his show meet the press. firearms law in the nation's capital make possession of such a magazine illegal and washington, d.c. police had told nbc that it would be illegal. prosecutors say they recognize the device was intended as a prop to stimulate public discussion on gun control in the wake of the connecticut school massacre. >>> we're starting to learn who's going to be performing at this year's presidential inauguration event. one of the president's loudest supporters katy perry will be there singing. along with perry the cast from glee. john legend, stevie wonder, smoky robinson just some of the numbers performing at the inauguration. >>> you have heard of it, the prune-thon. they will attempt to prune 100,000 rose bushes. no experience is necessary, experts say that they will train volunteers in t
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
disappointing but not surprising and americans know bans does not work. the nra is confidence washington will reject the bill. >>> vice president joe biden used a chat on google to throw his support behind the assault weapons ban. >> police organizations support it because they get out gunned. they are out gunned on the street. >> joe biden said the violence in america is from gang bangers, the drug trade and stolen weapons and says the nation needs to put more officers on the streets to make up for budget cuts to local police departments. >>> the defense secretary signed an order that would put more women on the front lines. u.s. defense secretary leon panetta says they must allow women to serve. women have been serving in iraq and afghanistan. women can compete for thousands of combat soldier positions. >> the secretary said if they can meet the qualifications there is no reason they should not have a chance. >>> congresswoman nancy pelosi praised the decision. she said this decision is long over due. it ensures they judge beiged on mare -- based on merit, not on gender. >> she is endo
FOX
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
for meetings of vice president joe biden's gun task force. he met with video game makers, the nra, walmart and congressional democrats. the meetings did not include republicans from the house and senate. >> it sends a clear signal that the biden task force had a predetermined it outcome and all the meetings that were held were done for show. >> reporter: >> the white house says vice presidentwiden met with members of congress who requested a meeting. >> new york became the first state to pass significant gun control legislation following that school massacre in connecticut. governor andrew cuomo signed that measure after quick debate and approval in both house wases of the state legislature. it places tougher restrictions on gun sales and bans sales of large magazines. it would require a therapist to report any patient who made a credible threat to use a gun illegally. >>> new york state has the toughest gun laws in the country. here's how california compares. last year governor brown vetoed a bill that would have required the mandatory reporting of stolen firearms. right now the
FOX
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
services to do more than just keep guns out of the people with mental illness. >> the nra issued a statement inpanse to the president -- in response to the president's initiative. the nra will continue to focus on keeping our children safe and prosecuting violent criminals. attacking fire arms and ignoring children is not a solution to the crisis we face as a nation. only honest law-abiding gun owners will be effected and our children will remain vulnerable. the nra is creating a stir today with a video that adds the president's dotters to the debate -- daughters to the debate. this doesn't show his daughters but it accuses president obama of being a hypocrite because he opposes the use of armed guards at schools while his daughters are protected by armed guards. the white house said the add is cowardly. >>> a bill to protect the privacy of people with concealed weapons permits. it allows the names of the holders to be publicly disclosed but not their phones or addresses. police would still have full access to the information. >>> for more reaction to the new gun proposals we went
FOX
Jan 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
to get ill lowell guns off the street. >> reporter: nra did recruiting at this gun show, offering a free ticket for anyone who signed up for their $35 a year membership. as one member said, quote, the more members we have, the more the politicians will have to listen to us. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2news. >> i have two small children. i sympathize with what happened there. lot of times when you have a tragedy like that, unfortunately, you have an emotional reactionary response. >>> a father against gun control spoke out at a protest in upstate new york this weekend. some residents in saratoga asked for the show to be shut down. the demonstrations stayed peaceful. several thousand people turned out for that gun show. >>> coming up later at 5:30, we'll continue our coverage with a look at the divide over how to prevent gun violence. >>> two people are recovering tonight, including an elderly woman after a gunman opened fire in san francisco's glenn park neighborhood. police were called to a home on alameda boulevard near silver avenue around 10:00 last night. when they arrived, they
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
connecticut. the executive director of the nra will be one of the star witnesses. wayne l.a. pierre is an advocate for the second amendment. he'll be going to head with one of his tough test critics. >> he makes his claim that everybody is entitled to these weapons. my view is everybody is entitled to be safe. >> no government gave them to us and no government can ever take them away. >> in a prepared statement today lapierre said more gun laws won't do anything. >> today in sacramento lawmakers got a look at heavy duty weapons. ken pritchett reports live on efforts to keep those weapons out of the wrong hands. that's coming up at 6. >>> police new hampshire are investigating the fatal stabbing. the vicious attack happened last night in littleton, new hampshire. 70-year-old catherine kitty houghton was stabbed and later died. a judge arraigned the suspect today. >> the u.s. embassy in cairo has suspended some operations as violent protests continue. the government is on the brink of collapse. at least 60 people have been killed. more than 100 injured since friday when protests began ag
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm PST
consensus, the head of the nra said washington better enforce gun laws already on the books. >> violent felons, gang members and drug dealers with guns and the mentally ill are not being prosecuted and that is unacceptable. >> the democrat senators. >> we can't have a totally armed society. >> reporter: talked about better background checks. gabrielle giffords' husband did too. >> my wife would not be sitting here today if we had stronger background checks. >> reporter: his brother was shot and killed in 2003. he wants to reduce violence but little sign of agreement on how to do so. >> up hill battle. fight, fight, fight. we got to keep pushing forward. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news. >>> people in support of gun ownership protested outside of senator dianne feinstein office today while she was at the hearing in washington, d.c. member of the committee women warriors were demonstrating this morning. they held a press conference to send a message to the senator they oppose legislation to ban semi-automatic weapons. >> our ability to arm ourselves and protect ourselves witho
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
kicked off the discussion with an emotional plea while the nra pushed back against any new gun laws. danielle nottingham reports from capitol hill. >> reporter: former congresswoman gabrielle giffords had some difficulty getting the words out, but her message to lawmakers was clear. >> the time is now. you must act. >> reporter: giffords came to happy hill with her husband -- capitol hill with her husband, retired astronaut mark kelly. a ban on large capacity magazines he said may have injured the gunman from taking his wife's life when he took six drives. >> when he tried to reload, he dropped the magazine and a woman grabbed it and it gave bystanders a time to tackle him. >> reporter: republican lindsay lindsey graham offered a counter example of a woman running out of bullets defending herself. some democratic senators have introduced legislation to ban high capacity magazines and assault style weapons, expanding background checks also up for debate. >> my problem with background checks is you're never going to get criminals to go through universal back ground checks. >> reporter
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
of the nra, but i've been a proud gun law-abiding owner my whole life. >> reporter: he says that congress has become so divided that it is hard to talk compromise. >> it is almost guilt by conversation that i can't even sit down to have the open conversation and a dialogue without someone saying well, you've changed. >> reporter: the new york senator says now, it's the time to act. >> and they saw the tragedies in connecticut and they see the tragedies all across the country. their hearts are breaking as they want congress to come together to get something done. >> she'll introduce her next gun trafficking. >> to promote them today. and they took part of the internet web chat to promote gun control. >>> they opened gun confirmation hearings for the secretary of the state. the senator jim kerry. the massachusetts democrat served for 28 years now. he said that they must get their fiscal house in order to lead worldwide. in his words, "foreign policy is confirmed." as expected, he would exceed them who testified today on their behalf. >>> at the house minority leader, the hometown v
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
discussion. >> he says that is his stand and the nras. he says some consensus was reached as for as background checks for criminal and mental health records but thinks the administration is just having these meetings for show. >> it was constructive dialogue. i think they had their mind made up. >> a task force on guns is expected to present recommendations by the end of the month. templeton says he expectz 8,000 people here to cow palace on sunday, and also expects to sell out of ammunition. reporting live, abc7 news. >> ama: hundreds of people gathered this morning to remember the.human mateen whose body was found in the snow? south lake tahoe last week. >> familiar my friends of alyssa byrnes came to the memorial service at the high school. many of them wore her favorite color, pink. they shared their memories of the 19-year-old. >> she was a happy person. she wouldn't like to us be sad right now. she would want us to be partying, like being crazy. that's the kind of person she was. >> ama: ahis sill sa will be laid to rest privately. toxicology results to determine a cause of de
CBS
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
to teach gun safety. a former nra firearms instructor agrees. >> seems to be more of a learning tool than a videogame. there's instruction along with the play so it doesn't strike me as the typical first person shooter that is, you know, going to tear up the village. >> the nra says the game is nonviolent and focuses on skills and safety tips. >>> facebook is launching a new search engine for the local network called graph search to search anything your facebook friends have shared including photos, posts or interests. ceo mark zuckerberg says it's privacy protected meaning users can only search for content that's been shared. >>> a promise to our veterans. the pledge walmart is making to those who served and the limitations that come with the promise. >> shot finder. the newest way to find vaccines as flu fears rise. >>> good evening, meteorologist paul deanno in the mobile weather lab. i'll have your forecast and find out why the weather around the bay area is the perfect place for a vehicle like this. your forecast is coming up. >> lance armstrong comes clean. the new troubles he
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
gun groups are ready for a long fight. and the president of the nra is calling these white house meetings disingenuous. >> we realize this requires all the stakeholders to give us their best ideas. >> i think they are going to do everything they can to strip americans of their right to keep and bear arms. >> president obama will likely reveal new ideas to reduce gun violence next week. among them, may include a ban on assault weapons and a national gun database. >>> looks like california's budget nightmare may finally be over for a while. we have gone from a $25 billion deficit to a slight surplus. governor brown rolled out his spending proposal today. it includes a general fund of $97.7 billion. it features an increase in spending for education, transportation, even a rainy day fund. cbs 5 reporter grace lee joins us from the newsroom and explains how the proposal represents the beginning of this new era, we hope. grace. >>> reporter: we have been talking about the bad times for so long it really is a new era. this is a governor who repeatedly has talked about fiscal discipline,
CBS
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
important than yours? >> in a move to rally gun rights supporters, the nra released this online video that calls out the president for allowing armed secret service agents to protect his daughters at school but pushing back against the nra's call for armed security at all schools. the white house called the ad, quote, repugnant and cowardly. >>> for more on the president's gun control proposals including how bay area lawmakers are reacting to the plan, go to our website, cbssf.com. >>> new at 5:00 two men are in custody another two on the run after trying to rob a jewelry store in menlo park. police say the attempted robbery happened just after noon at plaza jewelers on middlefield road. the men took off in a white car as police arrived. during the chase, the suspects ended up clipping another vehicle before crashing into a power pole. >>> a week ago the 787 dreamliner promised to launch san jose airport into the lucrative international market. tonight, it turned into a nightmare. within the last few hours, the faa has grounded all dreamliners because of safety issues. cbs 5 reporter len r
CBS
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> despite the suggestions from the nra, many here say having the guns on campus even for protection would have a negative impact on children. >> i think armed guards on campus is a bad idea. i don't want my children to live in fear. when they see that, they'll be more fearful. >> we want them to grow up to be adults that don't carry fire arms. >> for now they'll concentrate on keeping their eyes open and the doors locked. >> it's a great first step. it's a no brainer. >> cbs 5. >>> the u.s. supreme court has set a date for oral arguments on prop 8. march 26 with a decision expected in june. the issue is whether it was constitutional for california voters to ban same sex marriage. the next day they'll hear the federal defense of the marriage act. >>> police are releasing information about last month's officer shooting that claimed the life of a 12-year-old man in walnut creek. the chief of police says that anthony tried too use a 10-inch knife against officers december 27th. the officers that shot and killed the man say he appeared extremely agitated and refused commands t
CBS
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
this week. the nra is promising strong resistance to any new regulations. >>> and parents of the sandy hook victims are vowing to do what they can to prevent future tragedies. together with the newtown community they launched a nonprofit called "sandy hook promise." it will be part charity and part think tank aimed at finding ways to stop gun violence in schools. >>> used to be the most schoolkids had to deal with was the occasional fire drill. now san francisco's schools are adding another, active shooter drills. the san francisco police department is also gearing up for the possibility of a school gunman by getting digital maps of all campus buildings. the police say the floor plans will help them in the chaotic early moments of a school shooting. >> make it available online on a secure website to law enforcement personnel responding in the event of an emergency so that, you know, we can get there -- once we get there, we will know immediately, you know, what the floor plans look like, contact numbers, who the people in charge are, who we can call immediately. >> deputy chief s
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